Real World article
(written from a Production point of view)

Albert Henderson (29 January 191517 January 2004; age 88) is the actor who played Cos in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine second season episode "Rivals".

Henderson, a native of Los Angeles, California, is best known for playing Officer O'Hara on the classic television sitcom, Car 54, Where Are You?, which aired from 1961 through 1963. He also in the 1968 film Madigan, starring Star Trek: The Original Series guest actors Michael Dunn, Lloyd Haynes, and Steve Ihnat.

In 1973, he had a supporting role in the acclaimed crime drama Serpico, which also featured F. Murray Abraham. Other films in which Henderson appeared include Coogan's Bluff (1968, with Seymour Cassel), The Pursuit of Happiness (1971, starring Michael Sarrazin), The Reincarnation of Peter Proud (1975, also starring Michael Sarrazin), The Postman Always Rings Twice (1981, with John Colicos and Christopher Lloyd), Barfly (1987, with Alice Krige), Big Top Pee-Wee (1988, with Kenneth Tobey), Three Fugitives (1989, with Alan Ruck, Bruce McGill, Tim de Zarn, Brian Thompson, and Sherman Howard), Trancers II (1991, with Jeffrey Combs), and Mr. Jones (1991, with Thomas Kopache).

Henderson passed away in his hometown Los Angeles on January 17th, 2004, the same day as Star Trek: The Next Generation actor Noble Willingham.

External links

Community content is available under CC-BY-NC unless otherwise noted.